Arcade Fire play last show of summer at Carling Weekend: Leeds Festival

Win Butler makes Bon Jovi reference during emotional show

Arcade Fire played their last show of the summer tonight (August 26) at Carling Weekend: Leeds Festival.

Singer Win Butler also made a reference to Bon Jovi during their performance on the main stage.

He told the crowd: “You’ve been singing along to ’Living On A Prayer’,” in reference to the song that was playing on the PA before their set.

After playing ’(Antichrist Television Blues)’ Butler said: “We couldn’t be happier to be at Leeds. This is our last show of the summer so thanks for having us.”

Prior to playing ‘Neighborhood #2 (Laika)’ Butler told the crowd: “This is the first single we ever put out in the UK.”

The band powered through a series of hits before playing closer ’Wake Up’, Butler told the crowd: “We want you to sing this one. You’ve been a wonderful crowd.”

Arcade Fire played:

’Keep The Car Running’

‘(Antichrist Television Blues)’

‘Black Mirror’

‘Neighbourhood #2 (Laika)’

‘No Cars Go’



‘Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)’


‘Rebellion (Lies)’

‘Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)’

‘Wake Up’

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